Fostering in Dundee

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We provide comprehensive information about foster care and help you to reduce the risk of you choosing the wrong fostering agency. One of our social work experts could match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in Dundee, from our UK Independent Agency Database.

Fostering information.

Different types of fostering, allowance, pay, babies, children, teenagers, advice?

Just like people, Fostering Agencies are not all the same. They have different support, allowances, quality of training, and access to respite care and support groups. Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.

Finding the right fostering agencies.

To find out more and to take the next step towards a career as a foster carer, use our no obligation, free agency matching service by completing our online fostering eligibility quiz, and get fostering right first time!

Fostering Statistics: Scotland

Total Children in Care, Scotland 2020
Foster Care Placements, Scotland 2020

The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in Scotland, and not exclusively those in Foster Care.

Children with disability : 1381
10%

Popular placement types: Scotland does not keep statistics on the number of asylum seekers it supports. A large proportion of children have a white ethnic background. However, many childrens’ ethnic background has been recorded as unknown.

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Did you Know - Dundee?

The City of Dundee is officially Britains smallest county, a Dundee company developed the Grand Theft Auto game and the first Sinclair ZX Spectrum machines were made in Dundee.

Dundee publisher DC Thomson bought us Dennis the Menace, the Bash Street Kids and Desperate Dan and Dundonian William McGonagall, probably the worlds worst published poet.

Dundee was the first place to see electric sparks, the first underwater telephone link ran from Dundee to the home of the Leng publishing family and Robert Watson-Watt, a pioneer of radar, was educated in the city.

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